US no longer needs pretexts to impose new sanctions against Russia
The United States is no longer even trying to find any facts to use as a pretext to impose new sanctions against Russia, spokeswoman for the Russian Foreign Ministry Maria Zakharova said on Thursday, …
Stopping completion of Nord Stream 2 not possible anymore
The Nord Stream 2 pipeline project "is 99% finished," it is no longer possible to stop its implementation, US President Joe Biden told reporters before leaving Cincinnati for Washington after a CNN …
Kiev to launch consultations with European Commission on Nord Stream 2
Ukraine will initiate consultations with the European Commission over the Nord Stream 2 gas pipeline, Ukrainian Foreign Minister Dmitry Kuleba said on Wednesday.
"Under art. 274 of the Ukraine-EU …
Sanctions could not prevent Nord Stream 2 construction
The United States suspended its sanctions against Russia’s Nord Stream 2 pipeline project because they could hardly prevent the project's completion, US Department of State spokesperson Ned …
Russian ambassador calls US policy on Nord Stream 2 an example of unfair competition
The US administration’s policy on the Nord Stream 2 pipeline project is an example of unfair competition on the global market, Russian Ambassador to the United States Anatoly Antonov said in an …
US, Germany agree: Russia must not be allowed to use energy to coerce neighbors
The United States and Germany agree that Russia must not be allowed to use its energy resources as a weapon to coerce and threaten its neighbors, US President Joe Biden said at a joint press …
Nord Stream 2 should complement, not replace, gas transit through Ukraine
Nord Stream 2 pipeline should be a supplement to gas transit through Ukraine, not replace it entirely; another development will create tensions, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said late on Thursday …
Russia will fulfill its liabilities on gas transit via Ukraine
Russian President Vladimir Putin has vowed that Russia will implement its liabilities concerning gas transit via Ukraine.
"Despite the present-day difficulties, Russia has certain liabilities under …
Nord Stream AG to halt gas pumping for 10 days
Nord Stream AG, the operator of the Nord Stream gas pipeline, will halt gas transfer over both lines from July 13 to 23 for the scheduled maintenance, the company said on Monday.
"Nord Stream AG will …
US Department of State describes Nord Stream 2 as Russia’s geopolitical project
The US Department of State claims that the construction of the Nord Stream 2 pipeline is Russia’s geopolitical project.
"We view it as a Russian geopolitical project, a project that threatens …